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  Kenneth Locker
Senior Vice President, Digital Media
Cookie Jar Entertainment

Ken Locker establishes Cookie Jar’s wireless, broadband and IPTV partnerships and online games initiatives. He also forms global partnerships and licensing arrangements in emerging digital distribution platforms.

Before joining Cookie Jar Entertainment, Locker served as Senior Vice President for Digital Media for Comedy Central where he successfully rebuilt the company’s website and extended the network's brands to wireless, online and interactive TV platforms. He was instrumental in establishing strategic marketing and business partnerships with AOL, Yahoo!, Microsoft, RealNetworks, Nokia and Ericsson.
Locker was General Manager and Executive Producer for MGM Interactive, where he supervised the studio's online efforts and worked with game developers in creating MGM Home Entertainment titles. Locker also co-founded, an industry leader in delivering online, multi-user, 3D virtual environments.

Prior to his career in digital media, he was involved in the production of more than two dozen movies and miniseries including “Lonesome Dove,” The Josephine Baker Story” and “Chernobyl: The Final Warning”. His feature length documentary “Backstage at the Kirov” was nominated for an Academy Award in 1983.
Locker graduated from Johns Hopkins University and was a Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Center for Advanced Visual Studies.





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